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  • MPEC 2002-W27 : 2002 MS4, 2002 QX47, 2002 VR128

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    M.P.E.C. 2002-W27                                Issued 2002 Nov. 21, 23:38 UT
    
         The Minor Planet Electronic Circulars contain information on unusual
             minor planets and routine data on comets.  They are published
       on behalf of Commission 20 of the International Astronomical Union by the
              Minor Planet Center, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory,
                              Cambridge, MA 02138, U.S.A.
    
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              URL http://cfa-www.harvard.edu/iau/mpc.html  ISSN 1523-6714
    
                            2002 MS4, 2002 QX47, 2002 VR128
    
    Observations:
         K02M04S* C2002 06 18.26647 17 35 19.07 -09 44 02.3                      644
         K02M04S  C2002 06 18.32472 17 35 18.76 -09 44 01.5                      644
         K02M04S  C2002 06 18.38899 17 35 18.46 -09 44 01.1                      644
         K02M04S  C2002 08 08.19282 17 32 12.13 -09 46 47.9                      675
         K02M04S  C2002 08 08.25481 17 32 11.99 -09 46 48.6                      675
         K02M04S  C2002 08 08.28455 17 32 11.93 -09 46 48.9          20.5 R      675
         K02Q47X* C2002 08 26.17227 21 32 09.54 -08 40 32.3          21.8        644
         K02Q47X  C2002 08 26.23888 21 32 08.87 -08 40 36.9          22.2        644
         K02Q47X  C2002 08 26.30917 21 32 08.21 -08 40 39.8          21.7        644
         K02Q47X  C2002 09 09.28184 21 29 58.47 -08 51 46.6                      675
         K02Q47X  C2002 09 09.30293 21 29 58.28 -08 51 47.3          21.0 R      675
         K02Q47X  C2002 09 10.22500 21 29 50.40 -08 52 30.6          20.7 R      675
         K02VC8R* C2002 11 03.11081 02 01 15.81 +15 13 24.7          21.2        644
         K02VC8R  C2002 11 03.17779 02 01 15.44 +15 13 22.9          21.6        644
         K02VC8R  C2002 11 03.23868 02 01 15.07 +15 13 21.2          21.4        644
         K02VC8R  C2002 11 10.20572 02 00 36.32 +15 10 20.1          21.9 R      926
         K02VC8R  C2002 11 10.20985 02 00 36.30 +15 10 19.1          21.3 R      926
         K02VC8R  C2002 11 10.25475 02 00 36.06 +15 10 18.2          20.4 R      926
         K02VC8R  C2002 11 10.25889 02 00 36.01 +15 10 18.5          20.5 R      926
         K02VC8R  C2002 11 10.29611 02 00 35.86 +15 10 17.7          21.3 R      926
         K02VC8R  C2002 11 10.30021 02 00 35.79 +15 10 17.4          20.8 R      926
         K02VC8R  C2002 11 10.34089 02 00 35.61 +15 10 16.0          21.0 R      926
         K02VC8R  C2002 11 10.34502 02 00 35.57 +15 10 15.6          21.2 R      926
         K02VC8R  C2002 11 11.25659 02 00 30.56 +15 09 52.7                      675
         K02VC8R  C2002 11 11.29885 02 00 30.36 +15 09 51.4                      675
         K02VC8R  C2002 11 11.34205 02 00 30.16 +15 09 50.5                      675
    
    Observer details:
    644 Palomar Mountain/NEAT.  Observers C. A. Trujillo, M. E. Brown,
        E. F. Helin, S. Pravdo, K. Lawrence, M. Hicks.  Measurer C. A. Trujillo.
        1.2-m Schmidt + CCD.
    675 Palomar Mountain.  Observers C. Nash, C. A. Trujillo, A. B. Jordan,
        S. Staples.  Measurer C. A. Trujillo.  1.5-m reflector + CCD.
    926 Tenagra II Observatory.  Observer M. Schwartz.  Measurer C. A. Trujillo.
        0.81-m f/7 Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    Object    H    G   Epoch    M     Peri.   Node    Incl.     e         a    Arc C
    K02M04S  4.1  0.15 K0275 180.089 229.365 215.781  17.613 0.04748  44.86252  51EX
    K02Q47X  8.6  0.15 K0293   0.095  44.485 278.876   7.597 0.04900  18.91625  15EX
    K02VC8R  5.7  0.15 K02B2 359.996  11.311  22.690  13.522 0.10372  39.28536   8EX
    
    Ephemerides:
    2002 MS4                 a,e,i = 44.86, 0.05, 18                 q = 42.732
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2003 01 21    17 40.91   -10 10.2   47.771   46.992    37.4     0.7    21.0
    2003 01 31    17 41.69   -10 08.4   47.662   46.992    46.8     0.9    21.0
    2003 02 10    17 42.36   -10 06.2   47.533   46.992    56.3     1.0    21.0
    2003 02 20    17 42.92   -10 03.6   47.387   46.992    65.9     1.1    21.0
    2003 03 02    17 43.34   -10 00.7   47.229   46.992    75.6     1.2    21.0
    2003 03 12    17 43.62   -09 57.6   47.064   46.992    85.2     1.2    21.0
    2003 03 22    17 43.76   -09 54.4   46.897   46.992    94.9     1.2    21.0
    2003 04 01    17 43.75   -09 51.1   46.732   46.992   104.5     1.2    21.0
    2003 04 11    17 43.60   -09 47.9   46.575   46.992   114.1     1.1    21.0
    2003 04 21    17 43.32   -09 44.8   46.429   46.992   123.6     1.0    21.0
    2003 05 01    17 42.91   -09 41.9   46.300   46.992   132.9     0.9    20.9
    2003 05 11    17 42.39   -09 39.4   46.191   46.992   142.1     0.8    20.9
    2003 05 21    17 41.79   -09 37.1   46.105   46.992   150.9     0.6    20.9
    2003 05 31    17 41.11   -09 35.3   46.045   46.992   158.9     0.4    20.9
    2003 06 10    17 40.40   -09 34.0   46.012   46.992   164.9     0.3    20.9
    2003 06 20    17 39.67   -09 33.2   46.006   46.992   165.8     0.3    20.8
    2003 06 30    17 38.95   -09 32.8   46.029   46.992   161.0     0.4    20.9
    2003 07 10    17 38.26   -09 33.0   46.080   46.992   153.5     0.6    20.9
    2003 07 20    17 37.62   -09 33.7   46.156   46.992   145.0     0.7    20.9
    2003 07 30    17 37.07   -09 34.8   46.256   46.992   136.0     0.9    20.9
    2003 08 09    17 36.61   -09 36.4   46.377   46.992   126.8     1.0    20.9
    2003 08 19    17 36.26   -09 38.3   46.516   46.992   117.5     1.1    21.0
    2003 08 29    17 36.05   -09 40.5   46.667   46.992   108.2     1.2    21.0
    2003 09 08    17 35.97   -09 43.0   46.828   46.992    98.7     1.2    21.0
    2003 09 18    17 36.03   -09 45.6   46.993   46.992    89.3     1.2    21.0
    2003 09 28    17 36.24   -09 48.3   47.158   46.992    79.9     1.2    21.0
    2003 10 08    17 36.59   -09 50.9   47.318   46.992    70.4     1.1    21.0
    2003 10 18    17 37.07   -09 53.5   47.468   46.992    60.9     1.1    21.0
    2003 10 28    17 37.67   -09 55.8   47.604   46.992    51.5     0.9    21.0
    2003 11 07    17 38.39   -09 57.9   47.721   46.992    42.2     0.8    21.0
    2003 11 17    17 39.20   -09 59.7   47.817   46.992    33.1     0.7    21.0
    
    2002 QX47                a,e,i = 18.92, 0.05, 8                  q = 17.989
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2002 11 12    21 26.43   -09 21.4   17.935   17.989    91.6     3.2    21.5
    2002 11 22    21 27.13   -09 20.4   18.105   17.989    81.7     3.1    21.5
    2002 12 02    21 28.18   -09 17.6   18.271   17.990    71.9     3.0    21.5
    2002 12 12    21 29.56   -09 12.9   18.429   17.990    62.1     2.8    21.5
    2002 12 22    21 31.22   -09 06.5   18.572   17.990    52.5     2.5    21.5
    2003 01 01    21 33.14   -08 58.5   18.698   17.990    42.8     2.1    21.5
    2003 01 11    21 35.27   -08 48.9   18.804   17.990    33.3     1.7    21.5
    
    2002 VR128               a,e,i = 39.29, 0.10, 14                 q = 35.211
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2002 11 12    02 00.44   +15 09.6   34.260   35.211   163.7     0.5    21.2
    2002 11 22    01 59.58   +15 05.4   34.324   35.211   153.5     0.7    21.2
    2002 12 02    01 58.81   +15 01.6   34.416   35.211   143.2     1.0    21.3
    2002 12 12    01 58.17   +14 58.3   34.533   35.211   132.9     1.2    21.3
    2002 12 22    01 57.67   +14 55.7   34.671   35.211   122.6     1.3    21.3
    2003 01 01    01 57.35   +14 53.9   34.825   35.211   112.4     1.5    21.3
    2003 01 11    01 57.21   +14 53.0   34.991   35.211   102.1     1.6    21.4
    2003 01 21    01 57.26   +14 53.2   35.163   35.211    92.0     1.6    21.4
    2003 01 31    01 57.50   +14 54.3   35.336   35.211    81.9     1.6    21.4
    2003 02 10    01 57.93   +14 56.5   35.505   35.211    71.9     1.5    21.4
    2003 02 20    01 58.53   +14 59.7   35.665   35.211    61.9     1.4    21.4
    2003 03 02    01 59.29   +15 03.8   35.811   35.211    52.1     1.3    21.4
    2003 03 12    02 00.19   +15 08.7   35.939   35.211    42.3     1.1    21.4
    2003 03 22    02 01.21   +15 14.3   36.045   35.211    32.7     0.9    21.4
    
         The assumed perihelic 2:3 Neptune librator 2002 VR128 remains more than
    10 AU from Neptune over a 14 000-year period.
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2002 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2002-W27
    

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